Anderson, IN (population: 57,207) has four sonography schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Ball State University, the highest ranked school in this group with a sonography program, has a total student population of 21,401. It is the 196th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Sonography students from Anderson schools who go on to become sonographers, sonography specialists, diagnostic medical sonographers, ultrasonographers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,630 people working as diagnostic medical sonographers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,640. Also, Pediatricians, general make on average $161,410 per year and there are about 29,460 of them employed in the US today.
Anderson lies in Madison county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Anderson area has 38,030 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.0% unemployment rate, $16.39/hr average worker wage, and a $34,090 average annual salary.
Of the 4 sonography schools with a 100-mile radius of Anderson, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kettering College of Medical Arts comes out as the most expensive ($14,805/yr) for sonography students, with Gateway Community and Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $6,504/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Anderson|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||63.1 miles|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||68.4 miles|
|Fort Wayne||IN||253,250||14||20.2986||342||73.7 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||94.2 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||97.6 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||98.2 miles|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||99.5 miles|